14 January 2013

Birds of a Feather Block 1

My evening hand work these past couple of weeks has been block one of the 'Birds of a Feather' quilt by Blackbird designs. I have had this book for years, don't know why it has taken me so long to actual start the quilt! The fabrics all came from my stash, some are also years old, and I only have scraps of several of them. I love pink, green and yellow quilts, and have made several over the years. I wasn't sure about the green leaves to begin with, but I will add lots of green to the other blocks too. I also took considerable liberties with the placement diagram!

Lots of lovely whimsical applique...
A bit of nifty piecing...


And block one is complete...




12 comments:

  1. That's gorgeous! Lovely colours and beautiful applique work. Thanks for sharing, Elaine!

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  2. Love those birds! That's going to be a neat quilt.

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  3. Block one is stunning, love all your fabrics.

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  4. This is SO PRETTY! I love it. I shall enjoy seeing how this comes along.

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  5. Looking gorgeous! I've also admired this quilt from afar for years, maybe one day?

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  6. Beautiful fabric selection and I just love those muted shades of pink. Take care.

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  7. Beautiful Fabrics this is going to be a gorgeous quilt. Those birds are wonderful. If I had time i would make this quilt also but !!!!!!! So nice to see a new quilt growing though by another quilter CHeers Glenda PS Happy New Year Elaine

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  8. So wonderful.
    Grit from Germany

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  9. Looks so very pretty and soft, it will be beautiful.
    Bunny

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  10. I adore everything about your block, well done Elaine

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  11. This is spectacular. So glad you decided to revisit it.

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